Our Cruise Call Ports

The Mediterranean, 2nd most important cruise destination after the Caribbean, is experiencing strong European development, particularly in France

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Cruise ships call at our ports of Cannes, Antibes, Nice and Villefranche.

 

 

The cruise destination Villefranche sur mer has been elected by cruise guests via Cruisecritic magazine the best western med destination

 

On-shore facilities for cruise passengers
On-shore facilities for cruise passengers

Tourist Office reception for each cruise call

Banks nearby for currency exchange

Public telephones

Sanitary facilities

Newspaper kiosk / tobacconist

Post office

Luxury boutiques (fashion, leather goods, perfumes, jewellery …)

Souvenir boutiques

Terrace restaurants

Car hire

 

THE PORT OF CANNES

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http://www.riviera-ports.com/en/plan-dacces-au-port-de-cannes-msc-croisiere

 

Infrastructure

  • 3 mooring points in the Bay of Cannes near the port
  • Quay for ships of up to 150m long, with a maximum draft of 5m
  • Cruise reception area on the quay 

Facilities

  • Shuttle boat to transfer passengers to shore (capacity 180-250 passengers)
  • Barges to transport luggage and ship supplies
  • Bus carpark near the disembarkation point
  • Customs service

Passenger services 

  • Car hire
  • Currency exchange 
  • Parkings cars nearby 
  • Port / Nice Côte d'Azur Airport shuttle bus
  • Taxis
  • Tourist information for all the boats
  • Various animations
THE PORT OF ANTIBES

Plan port Antibes

 

Infrastructure

  • Mooring points in the Bay of Antibes near the port
  • Cruise reception area on the quay

Facilities

  • Shuttle boat to transfer passengers to shore (capacity 180-250 passengers)
  • Barges to transport luggage and ship supplies
  • Bus carpark near the disembarkation point

Passenger services

  • Car hire
  • Currency exchange nearby
  • Taxis
  • Tourist information for all the boats
  • Various Animations
THE PORT OF NICE

Plan port Nice

 

Infrastructure

  • Cruise reception quays (total quay length: 900m)
  • Maximum ship dimensions: 220m long, 8.4m draft 
  • Cruise reception area 

Facilities

  • Luggage-handling team
  • X-Ray bagages
  • On request: various services (musical groups, flowers etc.)

Passenger services

  • Car hire.
  • Currency exchange nearby
  • Free port shuttle (in season)
  • Taxis
  • Tourist informations for all stops
  • Various animations

Disabled access

For embarkation assistance, please inform your cruise line (ticket office or cruise call manager) 48 hours before departure.

Joining the cruise ship at the Port of Nice 

  • Leave your car at the Infernet Carpark, which has an area reserved for cruise ship passengers. Then take the “free port shuttle” to travel to the other end of the port and join the ship
  • Embarkation is directly onto the ship
THE BAY OF VILLEFRANCHE

Plan port Villefranche

 

Infrastructure

  • Unlimited mooring capacity in the bay
  • 2 buoys in the centre of the bay can provide mooring for:
    • 1 ship 300m long, with a draft of 15m
    • 1 ship 180m long, with a draft of 10m

Facilities

  • Shuttle boat service for cruise ship/shore transfer
  • Completely renovated passenger terminal (passenger processing area, Villefranche- sur-Mer Tourism Office reception counter, gourmet restaurant on the second floor)
  • Bus carpark

Passenger services

  • Tourist information
  • Car hire
  • Taxis
  • Currency exchange nearby

Disabled Access 

For embarkation assistance, please inform your cruise line (ticket office or cruise call manager) 48 hours before departure.

Joining the cruise at the Port de la Santé Passenger Terminal (Place Wilson)

  • The Marinières Carpark has a parking area reserved for cruise ship passengers. The carpark is 500m from the embarkation point, and you can drop off your luggage and pick up the parking ticket from the SPLV office (3 Quai Ponchardier), before parking your car.
  • Embarkation is via shuttle boat transfer to the cruise ship, with a special barge for luggage